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Another week has brought another worry about risky mortgages. Host Tess Vigeland talks about Alt-A loans with Chris Mayer, the Director of the Milstein Center for Real Estate at Columbia Business School.
You can use a lot of "S" words to describe the housing market: slumping, slowing, and surviving. So how do you sell in a buyers market? Tess Vigeland interviews Elizabeth Razzi, the author of "The Fearless Home Seller."
Some consumers use check-cashing and cash-transfer firms for money transactions. But those financial firms, including those in immigrant-heavy areas, are scrambling to meet new regulations. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers your burning money questions. This week, advice on helping a family member with mortgage payments, using wage insurance, and dealing with identity theft.
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance, "Cockroach Theory." You hear it, you see it, but…
Marketplace Money for March 16, 2007
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